The International Cocoa Initiative supports women in cocoa-growing communities through Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs). These groups are important as they can empower rural women and improve their access to finance; two key objectives in the fight against child labour. In this short film, Hortense Beugré, Manager of Community Mobilisation and Income Generating Activities at ICI, explains how VSLA's can contribute to the implementation of income generating activities in cocoa communities.